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HAL Signs Rs 8,000 Crore Contract with Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is entering into an era of Performance Based Contracting for helicopters. The government of India has cleared a proposal worth Rs 8,000 crore for acquiring 32 ALH Dhruv to boost the maritime security capabilities of the Indian Navy (IN) and Indian Coast Guard (ICG).

MBDA to Lead Mid-Life Refurbishment of Storm Shadow / SCALP
The UK and French ministries of defence have jointly announced they have contracted MBDA for the mid-life refurbishment of Storm Shadow / SCALP EG cruise missiles.

Rheinmetall to Supply Ammunition for F-35 Stealth Multirole Fighter
Rheinmetall has just booked an order from the US Air Force (USAF) to supply ammunition for the F-35 stealth multirole fighter. The contract, worth over USD 6.5 million (Euro 6.2 million), encompasses the supply of several 10 thousand rounds in four lots. Delivery for the ammunition will start in December 2017.

Upgrade of Royal Canadian Air Force Radars picks up speed
HENSOLDT, the new Sensor House, is to equip six military airfields in Canada with the most powerful new generation airport surveillance radar (ASR) available today.

Kelvin Hughes Launches New Drone Detection Radar
A world leader in radar systems for security and surveillance applications as well as maritime navigation, Kelvin Hughes launched its new drone detection system at the Home Office Security & Policing exhibition on March 7. The SMS-D is the first integrated, medium-range, radar-based surveillance system designed for the detection and tracking of small aerial targets.

Indian Navy bids farewell to TU142M aircraft
After having served the Indian Navy with pride for 29 years, during which it accomplished 30,000 hours of accident free flying, the TU142M aircraft were given a befitting farewell in a special ceremony organised on March 29, at INS Rajali, India’s premiere Naval Air Station in Arakkonam, Tamil Nadu.

Senior mission leaders train at Manekshaw Centre
Senior Mission Leaders (SML) course started in the year 2005 and is the highest recognised course in the UN system. Centre for United Nations Peacekeeping (CUNPK) under the ministry of external affairs (MEA) is conducting the present course from 20-31 March 2017.

Bangladesh Army DGMS calls upon Indian counterparts
India has been at the forefront in training doctors and paramedical staff of Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan and Bangladesh through the Indian Armed Forces Medical Services.

INS Tillanchang commissioned at Karwar
INS Tillanchang, a Water Jet Fast Attack Craft (WJFAC), was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Western Naval Command, at Karwar on March 9.

BRO entrusted with constructing new roads in border areas
In the order to boost the infrastructure development in the borders with China and Pakistan, the government has entrusted the Border Road Organisation (BRO) for construction/ improvement in the border areas.

SSB signs MoU with NSDC & NSDF
A MoU was signed between Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and National Skill Development Fund (NSDF), in the presence of Union minister of state for skill development and entrepreneurship Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Union minister of state for home affairs Kiren Rijiju on March 10.

Deputy PM and home minister of Nepal calls on Union home minister
The deputy prime minister and home minister of Nepal Bimalendra Nidhi called on the Union home minister Rajnath Singh on March 16. Singh expressed his grief on the recent death of a Nepalese national at the Indo-Nepal border in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh.

MoS Home Kiren Rijiju addresses the 48th CISF Day parade
The minister of state for home affairs, Kiren Rijiju has commended the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for its diverse role in securing vital installations and national assets.
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